Concept Application and Fact for Prelims Day-57

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This is the Day-57 questions of the CAF Revision plan for prelims. The questions are based on the syllabus as provided in the schedule. Aspirants are requested to go through the detailed CAF strategy to understand the need of the UPSC prelims and to prepare well for the same. Attempt the questions honestly. The link to key answers and explanations of this test is at the end of the questions. The maximum time to attempt the 15 questions is 20 minutes.

Q.1) The Corporate Value Chain Accounting and Reporting Standard allows companies to assess their entire value chain emissions impact and identify where to focus reduction activities. It is called as

(a) eco-SCM

(b) eco-NAS


(d) Scope 3

Q.2) Consider the following statements.

  1. Neutrinos are one of the most abundant particles in the universe.
  2. Neutrinos can produce a charged particle when they occasionally do interact with the fundamental particles that make up ice.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

(a) 1 only

(b) 2 only

(c) Both 1 and 2

(d) None

Q.3) First ever thermal battery plant was inaugurated in

(a) Andhra Pradesh

(b) Himachal Pradesh

(c) Telangana

(d) Karnataka

Q.4) ISRO’s PSLV C43 launched India’s first Hyperspectral Imaging Satellite (HysIS) from Satish Dhawan Space Centre, Sriharikota. Consider the following statements.

  1. HysIS is an earth observation satellite.
  2. The results of HysIS can be used to identify, measure and locate different materials and their chemical and physical properties.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

(a) 1 only

(b) 2 only

(c) Both 1 and 2

(d) None

Q.5) LAGUNA, DUNE and Hyper Kamiokande Detector are often in news are related to the field of

(a) Particle Physics

(b) Space

(c) Biotechnology

(d) Super computer

Q.6) ‘The tree of life or universal tree of life’ is often in news is

(a) the sequence of events that a tree goes from its birth to death in its life cycle.

(b) It is the concept which illustrates how different trees on the earth evolved from a single tree.

(c) model and research tool used to explore the evolution of life and describe the relationships between organisms, both living and extinct.

(d) None

Q.7) The collective genome of all microorganisms contained within the human body, residing inside tissues & bio-fluids is called Human Microbiome. Consider the following statements.

  1. Metabolism of otherwise complex indigestible carbohydrates and fats
  2. Acting as a first line of defenses against pathogens
  3. Influence the susceptibility to certain infectious diseases, as well as contribute to disorders such as obesity and diabetes
  4. Determines how one responds to a particular drug treatment

Which of the above statements are true with respect to the importance of Human Microbiome

(a) 1, 2 and 3 only

(b) 2, 3, and 4 only

(c) 1, 2 and 4 only

(d) All the above

Q.8) Consider the following statements.

  1. rone diseases.
  2. Integrated Disease Surveillance Programme is a disease surveillance scheme under National Health Mission.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

(a) 1 only

(b) 2 only

(c) Both 1 and 2

(d) None

Q.9) Consider the following statements.

  1. Indian Science Congress conducted annually under the Presidentship of Prime Minister.
  2. Indian Science Congress first session was held in Kolkata under the General Presidentship of Ashutosh Mukherjee in 1914.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

(a) 1 only

(b) 2 only

(c) Both 1 and 2

(d) None

Q.10) ‘Triple Drug Therapy’ often in news is related to

(a) Lymphatic Filariasis

(b) Tuberculosis

(c) Leprosy

(d) Cancer

Q.11) ‘YUVIKA’ recently in news is

(a) Skill development course for adolescent girls

(b) Young Scientist Programme launched by ISRO

(c) SHG for rural adolescent girls to venture into entrepreneurship

(d) Online platform for women SHG services.

Q.12) Which of the following is/are Weakly Interacting Massive Particles?

  1. Neutrinos
  2. Axions
  3. Neutralinos

Choose the correct answers from the codes given below

(a) 1 and 2

(b) 1 and 3

(c) 2 and 3

(d) 1, 2 and 3

Q.13) Ranjit Roy Chaudhury Expert Committee in news relating to

(a) to suggest measures for the development of Particular Vulnerable Tribal Group.

(b) Financial inclusion

(c) Digital literacy

(d) to develop the guidelines and policy for the approval of new drugs, clinical trials and also regarding the banning of drugs.

Q.14) TARE Mobility Scheme is aims

(a) One nation one card for all modes of travel.

(b) last mile connectivity through eco-vehicles

(c) travel and tourism insurance for the cab drivers

(d) to facilitate mobility of faculty members working university/colleges etc.

Q.15) Which of the following are the saturated fatty acids?

  1. Palm oil
  2. Soya bean

Choose the correct answer from the codes given below

(a) 1 only

(b) 2 only

(c) Both 1 and 2

(d) None

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